Inauguration of the Allied Command Transformation

Jun 19, 2003

Remarks on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Virginia

“Let us openly recognize that the likelihood of a major war in Europe is very low. This reality, far from spelling trouble for NATO, is to my mind the very opposite – a strategic indicator that demonstrates the alliance’s success. Just because a society finds itself in superb health does not mean that there is no longer any role for a first-rate medical profession; to the contrary, good health is the direct result of excellence in medicine. And so it is with NATO and a more peaceful Europe, full of the promise of prosperity.”

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